Officer caught beating handcuffed suspect wants job back

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WFLX) - A former West Palm Beach police officer, who was fired in 2008 after beating a robbery suspect, is fighting to get his job back.

The act was caught on dash cam video and shows former Officer Louis Schwartz and another officer kicking and beating the hancuffed suspect.

Misconduct charges against Schwartz were dismissed just over a month ago, and now the police union is fighting for him to get his job back.

A final decision will be made by Friday.

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